Banyan Tree Lijiang welcomes guests into an ethereal land of cobblestones and quaint bridges over flowing canals. Resting near the base of the famous Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Banyan Tree Lijiang offers spectacular views of both the mountain and its surrounding foothills.

Wedding Ideas have teamed up with Banyan Tree, Lijiang to offer one couple the chance to WIN a once in a life-time honeymoon trip to China!

 

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The multi award-winning resort and spa is located along the Ancient Southern Silk Road in Yunnan province, an area rich in history and cultural diversity. Located 2,410m above sea level in the heart of China and just 40-minutes from Lijiang Airport, the resort is also just 15-minutes from the historical UNESCO town of Dayan.

Honeymooners can step into any one of Banyan Tree Lijiang’s stunning villas or suites and be inspired by the breath-taking views of the majestic mountain. Exotic pink stone and grey bricks on the exterior of each abode are complemented by the russet red interiors with chino-styled teak furnishings.

Banyan Tree Lijiang is only a short walk from Shuhe old town with its ancient streets, craft shops, restaurants and bars. The area reflects it strong Na’xi minority heritage and many local people still dress in traditional costume. The old town of Baisha also lies close by. Once an important stop along the silk road with its 500-year-old embroidery art traditions, Baisha is home to the Mu family embroidery school, the famous Baisha Murals, a collection of frescoes and buildings dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Here visitors can also witness traditional arts such as copper beating and pot making.

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During their time at Banyan Tree Lijiang, adventurous couples will never run out of memorable activities. Honeymooners can explore the Wenhai Trail as it extends deep into a sub-alpine valley. Cradled within a sea of rich green foliage, Wenhai Lake features a seasonally influenced volume, with the lake disappearing in early spring and returning with the rainy season. The wooded highlands surrounding the area host a wide variety of ora and fauna, including protected raptors, forest wildlife and traditional medicinal plants. Couples can also ride horses around the shimmering La Shi Hai and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of an oriental freshwater lake.

Banyan Tree Lijiang is ideally placed for newlyweds looking to venture further a field. Couples can visit the famous tiger leaping gorge on the upper tributary of the Yangtze.

 

For your chance to win, simply answer the following question…

What mountain is Banyan Tree Lijiang near to?

Unfortunately this competition has now ended. All is not lost though, as we have other great competitions you can enter to win loads of fab wedding-related prizes. You can do that here The Wedding Ideas Team xx

Terms & Conditions

Prize winner must be genuinely engaged with a wedding date set • Prize is not for re-sale and non-transferable • No cash alternative • Prize must be booked in advance • Valid for travel between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017. (Excluding black out dates, 30 September to 6 October, 31 December to 2 January, 27 January to 2 February, 30 April to 2 May) • See full terms and conditions at weddingideasmag.com

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